Clarington


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Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 28/07/2017 at 18:24
Cheyngel says:

Clarington says:

Wonky! There's plenty of space on the sofa if the cats dont mind Reggies stinky feet.


I'm thinking a proper milky hot chocolate might be in order.


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 Is there any other kind of hot chocolate? 


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 I have the Cadburys instant add hot water which is acceptable but sometimes you need to dig into the back of the cupboard and go for the proper stuff that involves carefully simmering the milk on the hob until it *just* reaches that perfect point.

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 28/07/2017 at 18:10

Wonky! There's plenty of space on the sofa if the cats dont mind Reggies stinky feet.


I'm thinking a proper milky hot chocolate might be in order.

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 28/07/2017 at 17:58
raisingirl says:

sounds alright to me, Clari. . Raining here, and I've just lit the fire 


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 Apparently we're saving the new log fire for the first frost. Which will be a lovely treat but I haven't been able do any washing all week as it's so wet out and since I was at work last weekend the knicker drawer is in danger of *those* pants coming out!


A gentle fire would do wonders for the back log in the washing basket.

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 28/07/2017 at 17:29

Afternoon all.


His lordship is out for the night, the dog is spark asleep, and the weather is too damp to potter in the garden.


Cuddling with a blanket and hunting a good book it is! :)

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 28/07/2017 at 07:48

Nanny! I heard about that report on the radio yesterday afternoon (meant to comment here but forgot). It wouldn't surprise me the white lies people tell but 1 in 6 seemed a lot! *looks suspiciously around the forum*


For years I've tried to grow sun flowers. Never succeeded. Gave seeds from the same packet to children groups and activities and received pictures of monsters up the side of houses! Now I wonder 


Coincidentally this year I spotted three sun flower seed weeds in the lawn under the bird feeder. I've left them and they're doing great. The ones I lovingly planted... No show.

Harvest 2017

Posted: 28/07/2017 at 07:43

My tomatoes this year are... not sufficient in quantity to make it back to the kitchen . My strawberries... likewise  (except my alpine strawberries which taste absolutely awful this year for some reason).


The plum and pear tree are looking good and the blackberries are nearly ripe too.

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 27/07/2017 at 18:22

Afternoon all.


Running on empty at the moment. I think tomorrow will be loud music on in the office as I'm home alone and many many mugs of tea.


His lordship is out on Saturday; I think a duvet day with the dog is in order.

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 27/07/2017 at 06:44

That sounds a lovely few days away Pat.

Help with a border

Posted: 26/07/2017 at 11:43

Very nice!!

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 26/07/2017 at 08:05

Nanny: a bit late for it now but my veins aren't the best to find. The nurse told me to drink as much water as I possibly could the day before the test and especially a few hours before. Dehydration she said always made her job worse.


It seems to work for me; though I sometimes think it's the high blood pressure from being bursting to pee having sat in the waiting room so long never daring to leave in case you miss your slot! 


Poor OH is now REALLY suffering with the sniffles; he pulled a muscle in his back sneezing! Poor devil had to have me help him get dressed he can barely bend at all. Good job his new fancy car practically drives itself.


He's homemade mango sorbet (new recipe; hope iys okay!) in the freezer to soothe his throat and I'll nip out and get some rum after work to soothe his back.


I'd best get to work before the rain starts. My aching bits are aching so they seem to know it's not going to be a great day.

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